Italy's Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena failed to meet capital targets set by the European Banking Authority, to plug a capital shortfall by the end of June.
Finanstilsynet, the Danish FSA, has said that local banks remain strong after the European Banking Authority published the final results of its EU-wide capital exercise.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of its Qantitative Impact Survey (QIS), which analysts at Natixis said pointed to further trouble ahead for so-called Group 2 banks, where capitalisation levels have actually deteriorated,...
Fund managers buying distressed European assets tell David Walker why the gloomy business climate is a good environment for their investments.
European banks saw their risk weighted assets leap at the turn of the year, as new trading book rules collided with the European Banking Authority's call to achieve a 9% capital minimum.
European regulators are still unsure to what extent swaps counterparties should be required to provide and collect initial margin on uncleared derivatives trades, and are considering three potential options.
“We do not run away”. Bankers and regulators at an investment conference in Vienna dispel fears of disorderly deleveraging.
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, one of Italy’s biggest and oldest banking groups, has appointed Fabrizio Viola, former chief executive of Banca Popolare dell’ Emilia-Romagna, as its new chief executive.
UniCredit has seen its shares suspended for the second time after they plunged almost 10% as it unveiled the price of a €7.5bn (£6.3bn) rights issue.
The headlines proclaim that EU treaty change talks have failed. We were told that so much was riding on this, and yet the response from markets this today has been something of a shrug, or even a sigh of relief. Why?
UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender and parent of asset manager Pioneer Investments, must find €8bn to shore up its balance sheet, according to figures released yesterday by the European Banking Authority.
People who expected European banks to offload asset management arms to meet mandated 9% tier one capital ratios by mid-2012 may be disappointed, as Credit Suisse analysts barely named such an action as likely among nine banks they highlighted in a report...
Troubled Spanish regional institution, Banco de Valencia, will need an injection of capital if it cannot raise sufficient funds to meet regulatory capital requirements.
Spanish banks will benefit from new capital requirements set by the European Banking Authority, said ECB executive board member Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo.
UK newspapers report veteran investor George Soros has attacked the lack of leadership at the top of the eurozone and warned the new rescue deal to solve the debt crisis will only last between "one day and three months".
Banco Santander, the eurozone's biggest bank, said a significant charge for mis-selling payment protection insurance(PPI) hit profits in Q3, but its capital cushion would lift it out of danger territory.